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Thought it might be fun and useful to post a list of my Fishing book collection here and hope others will do the same.

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Fishing anecdotes 22 Replies

 Here's a humorous anecdote from John Gierach in his book ' No shortage of Good Days': " I remember hanging out in a slightly tweedy fly shop one afternoon where the owner was promoting the first…Continue

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by John Sheehan Jun 5, 2016.

Field and Stream Magazines 20 Replies

Reading these old mags online is a blast! http://books.google.com/books/serial/ISSN:87558599?rview=1&lrFree digital…Continue

Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Mar 7, 2015.

Fishing Library Contents 4 Replies

A Trout and Salmon Fisherman for Seventy-Five Years, Edward Ringwood Hewitt 1966 edition,Pub. Abercrombie and FitchHow to find Fish and Make Them Strike, by Joseph D. Bates Jr.,An Outdoor Life ,C1974…Continue

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Started by John Sheehan. Last reply by David, aka, "McScruff" Jun 15, 2013.

Zig's Learning Curve 3 Replies

Bluegill Bluegill Fly Fishing and FliesTerry & Roxanne WilsonFrank Amato Publications catching BluegillJohn TertulianiLotic Books Bluegills!Dave GenzBeaver's Pond Press The SunfishesJack…Continue

Started by Zig. Last reply by John Sheehan Jul 9, 2010.

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Comment by John Sheehan on August 16, 2019 at 6:59am

Currently reading 'The Scientific Angler' by Paul C.Johnson again . Just finished a third reading ,'How to Fish with Jigs' by LaceyE.Gee and Erwin D. Sias. A great little booklet !

Comment by John Sheehan on May 21, 2019 at 5:50am

A real treasure brother Greg and I found at the Catskill Fly Fishing Museum in Roscoe NY.

Comment by John Sheehan on January 7, 2019 at 11:55am

 I have a Revised edition of 'Trout Fishing' I am gonna re read.  I was glad to see several references to Edward Ringwood Hewitt , another Fly Fishing Pioneer , in Joe Brooks' ,'Trout Fishing ' . I have a blog on Hewitt that I will re-post after adding some of Joe Brooks references . I constantly add to this blog the more I learn about Hewitt's importance to the development of Fly Fishing.

Comment by John Sheehan on May 20, 2018 at 6:35am

A wealth of Fishing knowledge with many contributors! My favorite Fishing Book .

Comment by James Feasel on July 27, 2016 at 10:19am

Recently read American Notes by Rudyard Kipling. Not really a fishing book, but has a chapter about salmon fishing--late 1800's western US as experienced by Mr Kipling. It is always a nice surprise to find a fishing story hidden in a book not about fishing.

Comment by John Sheehan on July 18, 2016 at 6:13am

Looking forward to reading them James.Another free book i  downloaded on the Kindle is,'The Essential Trout Fishing Guide'.

Comment by James Feasel on July 17, 2016 at 11:12am

Tales of Fishes is a good book. Would be really cool to have enough money to enjoy that kind of life. The Determined Angler is interesting being so old. It is not necessarily an easy read.

Comment by John Sheehan on July 17, 2016 at 9:51am

Some Free Kindle additions to read : 'Tales Of Fishes ' ,Zane Grey, 'A Walleye Fishing Cheatsheet' ,Ben Rieger, 'Maxims and Hints on Angling', Richard Penn,'The Determined Angler ',Charles Barker Bradford. ,'The Complete Book of Surf Fishing ' Al Ristori

Comment by John Sheehan on June 8, 2016 at 1:02pm

Glad you liked James I enjoyed the first four chapters(stories) .Zane Grey lived not too far from me .I want to fish the Lackawaxen creek now.Good luck with your book !

Comment by James Feasel on June 8, 2016 at 11:12am

That is a good read John.

I published an ebook about pet loss called My Boney Girl. If all our relationships were like the relationships we have with our fishing friends and pets, the world would be a nearly perfect place.

 

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